California's Central Valley: Not Your Typical Luxury Vacation
If you're staying at luxury vacation rentals in California's Napa Valley, chances are you're going to want to enjoy most of your meals dining out at the award-winning restaurants and vineyards in the area.2015-12-28
If you're staying at luxury vacation rentals in California's Napa Valley, chances are you're going to want to enjoy most of your meals dining out at the award-winning restaurants and vineyards in the area. As all foodies can attest, the fruitful soils of the Golden State provide much of the nation's produce. With numerous festivals happening throughout the year, the Central Valley can be your one-stop destination for all things delicious and gourmet.
While many travelers pass through this area without batting an eyelash at the restaurants along the way, those who are in the know are fully aware of the cornucopia of food options.
Thinking about taking a road trip to the Central Valley to tour the lovely countryside? Here are some eateries that will fit the bill, especially if you love local and organic food:
Magpie Cafe, Sacramento
Open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day of the week but Sunday, Magpie Cafe offers only the best seasonal fare, from fresh greens and stone fruit (the late summer and early fall are the prime season for these items in California) to housemade sausages and cured meat that come from cows right in the Central Valley. The dinner menu caters to all tastes, whether you're a health-conscious vegetarian in search of the perfect heirloom tomato or a meat-loving omnivore craving pulled pork or beef tartare.
Michael David Winery, Lodi
Step aside, Napa, there's a new wine region in town: Lodi is quickly making a name for itself as yet another fruitful land in California, and the grapes grown here are a testament to the hardworking farmers that have called this place home for generations. With clever names for libations like 7 Deadly Zins and Petite Petit, the goofy minds behind the Michael David Winery have tried their utmost to make California wines more accessible to those who are turned off by the haughty air of European winemakers.
Before walking through the rows of grapevines, visitors from luxury rentals should stop at the Farm Cafe & Bakery, where they can eat their fill of farm-fresh foods cooked to perfection in pastries, pies and mouthwatering cookies.
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